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The source of many of the world's woes might be tracked to a specific brain area responsible for identifying people that are not of our ilk.
Yes, it involves Jason, President Lyndon Johnson and even Irish scientist John Tyndall. They all knew global warming was happening and they spread the word!
Are you a Giants fan? Are you feeling good today? It could be the testosterone boost you got from vicariously participating in the Giants' miraculous late-game win in Sunday's Super Bowl.
If an endorsement by Ted Kennedy, Dick Cheney's daughter, The New York Times or even Chuck Norris isn't enough to thrust you onto a particular presidential candidate's bandwagon, the Scientists & Engineers for America, a nonpartisan organization that advocates evidence-based debate and decision-making in Washington, offers another metric: their science platforms.Examining subjects like energy policy, healthcare, views on evolution, stem cells and the like, the Science, Health and Related Policies (SHARP) Network unfurls each candidate's positions (and past) in a wiki format.
For those journalists who have been monitoring “clean coal” technology over the last few years, it was no surprise to hear that the U.S.
For those journalists who have been monitoring “clean coal” technology over the last few years, it was no surprise to hear that the U.S. Department of Energy has canceled its so-called FutureGen plant, which was to burn coal to produce electricity and then sock away the resulting climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions underground.
Apparently, the engineers and scientists who launched America's first satellite partied as hard as they worked. They dressed up as outhouses for the masquerade ball and rolled on the floor with their bop.
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Last week, I talked about results from the American Astronomical Society conference early this month. For me, the biggest news from the meeting wasn't something that gets headlines.
The February issue of Wired has a cover story on my favorite topic, "Why Things Suck." It's a thing of beauty. Wired, I bow down before you, bow down before you.
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